'''Texas Gladden''' (1894–1967)
[[http://search.ancestry.co.uk/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=smytheva1885&h=1602&ti=5538&indiv=try&gss=pt&ssrc=pt_t1428078_p-1894917653_kpidz0q3d-1894917653z0q26pgz0q3d32768z0q26pgplz0q3dpid Fridley, Beth. Smyth County, Virginia Births, 1885-96, at ''Ancestry,com'']. Retrieved 12 April 2014. Although according to official sources she was born in 1894, many sources give her year of birth as 1895.]
was an American Folk music|folk
singer, best known for her traditional Appalachia
style of singing, which she began to record in the 1930s.